Ballin’ on a budget but still want a quality, unique place to stay? We have picked 9 best hostels around the world that will give you more than just a bed. These special accommodations will give you a taste of history, art and music without breaking the bank.
1) Celica Art Hostel
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
This hip hostel was once a military prison but now houses eye-opening art on its walls.
2) Sydney Railway Square YHA
Location: Sydney, Australia
This laid-back hostel in built on an old railway platform and you can even choose to stay in a railway carriage.
3) Drop Bear Hostel
Location: Santa Marta, Colombia
This chill hostel used to be a mansion that housed a Columbian drug cartel. Rumor is that there is still gold hidden in its walls.
Stay at Drop Bear Hostel for $9 a night*
4) Generator Venice
Location: Venice, Italy
A waterfront granary-turned-hostel that has a super-chic vibe and is minutes away from the Grand Canal of Venice.
5) Sky Backpackers
Location: Dublin, Ireland
David Bowie, Def Leppard, Van Morrison and U2 recorded top hits here when this hostel was a recording studio. Got some talent? This fun hostel loves hosting musicians in their common area.
Stay at Sky Backpackers for $41 a night*
Location: Madrid, Spain
Spanish royalty used to live in this Madrid palace but now it is transformed into a luxury hostel with a modern feel.
Stay at UHostels for $13 a night*
7) El Diablo Tranquilo
Location: Punta de Diablo, Uruguay
Bet you didn’t think you can have ocean views at a hostel. Well, this one does. Situated by the beach, El Diablo Tranquilo caters to travelers who want a chill stay and those who are looking to party all night long.
8) The Mad Monkey Kampot
Location: Kampot City, Cambodia
This vibrant hostel features a rooftop jungle bar with gorgeous views of the sunset.
9) Gallery Hostel Porto
Location: Porto, Portugal
This contemporary styled hostel is filled with stunning art and even hosts its own art gallery where locals visit.
Book with us and discover which hostels can feed your cultural appetite.